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2020 Jeep Compass Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Jeep Compass Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

With so many new models coming to market each year it’s tough for me to get to drive them all. My last Jeep Compass drive was in the newly revamped 2017 model. ... Continue reading

2020 Honda Civic SI Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Honda Civic SI Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Honda Civic SI review by Mark Fulmer Another Best Seller still Rocks Even though the last three years has seen Honda's Civic claim the crown of best selling car in America, it has not become complacent. This reliable front-runner has kept making improvements. ... Continue reading

Toyota Recall, Lexus Recall

Toyota Recall, Lexus Recall

Toyota is recalling certain Lexus and Toyota vehicles produced between July 2017 through September 2020 due to the same fuel pump issue for which Toyota announced a safety recall in the U.S. in January 2020. In the U.S., Toyota is adding approximately 1.52 million newly identified vehicles to the safety recall original ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo XC90 Review by Mark Fulmer

2020 Volvo XC90 Review by Mark Fulmer

Lots to love about this 3 row seater This is the Alpha leader of Volvo SUVs, big, strong, smart, and silent. Big. ... Continue reading

2020 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-SPEC Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-SPEC Review by David Colman +VIDEO

You remember how Clark Kent snucks into a phone booth for transformation to Superman? Well, the SH-AWD A-SPEC version of Acura’s RDX reprises that old Superman routine. Only this time around, the phone booth is the mild-mannered shape of this family SUV. ... Continue reading

2020 Audi A6 Allroad Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Audi A6 Allroad Review By Larry Nutson

Yes, this is not about another new SUV arriving in the market. It’s about a station wagon, can you believe. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Venue SEL Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2020 Hyundai Venue SEL Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Too small? Not at all! By David Colman Special Correspondent to THE AUTO CHANNEL To give you a clear idea of just how small the new four door, four seat Venue is, compare it to Mazda's archetypal sports car, the two door, two seat MX-5 Miata. The Hyundai is just 5 inches longer, and 2 inches wider than the Miata. ... Continue reading

2020 Ford Edge ST Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Edge ST Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Ford Edge ST Fast flexibility By Larry Nutson Executive Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel (DSC_6906) The midsize crossover SUV segment is the largest sales segment in the U.S. It offers something for everyone from a basic SUV to top performing sport models. Coming from the Ford Performance te ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE AWD Review by David Colman + VIDEO

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE AWD Review by David Colman + VIDEO

The RAV4 PRIME is the best version yet of Toyota's most popular SUV. Hybrid architecture has matured so fully that high performance and ultra fuel efficiency can coexist in the same attractive package. ... Continue reading

2020 Cadillac CT4-V Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Cadillac CT4-V Review By Larry Nutson

I was looking forward to my CT4-V drive as I have read and heard many good things about this car. I did wonder if my previous CT5-V drive would now lead to a letdown. ... Continue reading

2020 Lexus LS 500 AWD Review by John Heilig

2020 Lexus LS 500 AWD Review by John Heilig

Lexus Review: REVIEWED MODEL: 2020 Lexus LS 500 AWD SPECS, ENGINE: 3.5-liter twin turbo V6 TRANSMISSION: 10-speed automatic with paddle shifters HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 416 hp @ 6,000 rpm/442 lb.-ft. @ 1,600-4,800 rpm WHEELBASE: 123.0 in. ... Continue reading

Land Rover Defender Named MotorTrend 2021 SUV of the Year

Land Rover Defender Named MotorTrend 2021 SUV of the Year

The 2021 Defender is available now in the 110 body style and priced from $50,5001 in the U.S.; the Defender 90 body style will be available early next year and will be priced from $46,1001. Configure your New Defender at www.landroverusa.com/Defender News provided by MotorTrend Oct 19, 2020, 07:00 ET Share this article ... Continue reading

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI Review by Mark Fulmer +VIDEO

The 2020 version has been simplified to one well-equipped trim powered by a 147-horsepower, 1.4-liter turbo-4 attached to either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission. ... Continue reading

2020 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD Review by John Heilig - Writer Puts His Money Where His Words Are +VIDEO

2020 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD Review by John Heilig - Writer Puts His Money Where His Words Are +VIDEO

2020 Hyundai Tucson Limited AWD ENGINE: 2.4-liter 4 TRANSMISSION: 6-speed automatic HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 181 hp/175 lb.-ft. WHEELBASE: 105.1 in. ... Continue reading

2020 Subaru Legacy Touring Review by John Heilig

2020 Subaru Legacy Touring Review by John Heilig

Most sedans in the mid-size segment don’t have standard all-wheel drive. The Subaru Legacy does, along with every other Subaru. This not only gives the convenience of better traction on less-then-ideal roads and in bad weather, but also improves handling by lowering the center of gravity. ... Continue reading

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